Research & Discovery

This page highlights the astonishing amount of research happening across Columbia, one of the world’s leading research universities. 

Dr. Anthony Fauci to Receive the Frank A. Calderone Prize in Public Health at Columbia Mailman School Award Ceremony

The prize recognizes his extraordinary contributions to protecting and improving the public’s health. 


Having three or more children has a negative effect on late-life cognition, says new research by Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health.

Columbia researchers have discovered a way of sizing up the ‘shadows’ of two supermassive black holes in the process of colliding.

Postdoc Robert Fernandez studies the nervous system of roundworms and helps students from underrepresented backgrounds pursue science.

Local governments and policymakers are anxious about the U.S. grid’s ability to withstand ever-increasing demand.

Rosenzweig was honored for her pioneering work modeling the impact of climate change on food production.

The previously unmapped reservoirs could speed the flow of glaciers to the sea.

Columbia researchers devised a new metric as an alternative to the most commonly used aging metric.

Columbia dermatologist Dr. Dawn Queen runs through the facts on skin color, skin cancer, and other effects of ultraviolet rays.

 As dean, he will promote efforts that grow the university's capacities for innovative research.

Columbia committed to defending intellectual property rights.

When motivated to seek specific information, people tend to also become receptive to more information types.

Columbia researchers have built a human tissue-chip system that links heart, liver, bone, and skin tissue modules.